Quick, think of the last time you paid cash for a big purchase. The reality with money these days is that so much of our spending, saving and earning happens online and with plastic cards. That’s why it’s so important for us to teach children how to use these tools. In order to teach children [...]
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What are your favourite festive songs? Do you love White Christmas or adore the latest X Factor holiday single? We’re challenging bloggers to come up with a festive playlist that will keep them or their Designated Driver smiling this season while they taxi friends and family around. Pick at least 5 of your favourites, tell [...]
Whether it’s a traditional Christmas cake or Aunt Emma’s famous sausage rolls, we all have our favourite Christmas recipes. Join our #o2guruMagicofXmas Twitter party and share yours! Tell us your favourite holiday recipes or cooking app. You could win 1 of 10 £20 Lakeland vouchers. #o2guruMagicofXmas Tuesday 11 December 13:00 – 14:00 Prizes: 1 of 10 £20 [...]
We’re sure most of you are kicking off your Christmas present shopping. For those who are braving the packed high streets and Christmas markets, here is a great reason for you to jump online – from the safety of your home – in search of those perfect gifts… With Give as you Live, you [...]
This month the reins of the Newbie household are passed over to @WallyMummy aka Helen Wallen who writes Just a normal mummy and has a penchant for gin and wine, it would seem. This week I am covering for Actually Mummy. So this regular spot is likely to take a slightly ‘darker’ turn this [...]
This month the reins of the Newbie household are passed over to @WallyMummy aka Helen Wallen who writes Just a normal mummy and has a penchant for gin and wine it would seem. This week I am covering for Actually Mummy, so this regular spot is likely to take a slightly ‘darker’ turn this [...]
Most parents agree: They want their children to have a good understanding of money and how to save and spend it – sometimes better than parents have had themselves. Join us on Thurs 13 December at 10am along with clinical child psychologist Dr. Elizabeth Kilbey to get advice and trade experiences on how to teach [...]
Last Friday we threw a Twitter party for Boots UK where discussed the new Boots Christmas advert (featuring real friends and families!), beauty hints and tips for the festive season and what to get your loved ones this Christmas. We’ll be sharing with you some of the great advice that came out of it, but [...]
How would your child like to spend their pocket money? We’re running a ridiculously fun and easy #pktmnyparents Linky Challenge to learn what your children would like to spend their money on. The answer could be realistic (sweeties and magazines) or ambitious (a trip to outer space). You simply post a picture and a few [...]
Can you believe it…Christmas is only days away, yikes! We’re sure many of you will be starting to make those festive purchases – gifts, decorations, your office secret Santa, to name a few. Come join our #shop4good Christmas shopping Twitter party and tweet what you’re buying; your favourite shops as well as learn how you [...]
Michael Harling moved to Sussex from Upstate New York in 2002 to marry a woman he met hiking in Ireland six months earlier. He is the author of three humorous books about his introduction and transition into expat life. Finding Rachel Davenport is his first novel. Find out why he has such a great opinion [...]
Like taking pics? Enjoy taking part in a little fun? Join in #SnapHappyBritMums, our daily photo challenge! Each day we set a theme, and all you need to do is be be creative and snap away! Go crazy on your blog, Twitter and Instragram, and tag your pics #SnapHappyBritMums. We’ll follow the stream and select [...]
Blind Veterans UK have just launched a new campaign called No One Alone, which is mainly focused on raising awareness among the 60+ age group. If you know a senior who did National Service and is now blind or partially sighted, please ask them to contact Blind Veterans for more details. Earlier this year [...]
At a recent Google+ hangout BritMums — along with some of our favourite baking bloggers — asked that eternal question: how do you perfectly ice a cupcake? We were joined by Kate Moore, the baking expert for Whitworths Sugar, who was full of advice and tips. We all shared our baking blunders with Kate, [...]
Nicola Kelsall is an Ambassador Leader at Barefoot Books. She was a secondary school teacher for twelve years and is mum to two (soon to be three) young children. Here she tell us her story – Going Barefoot; My Family First It’s something many of us strive for – the freedom of being self-employed, [...]
A kitchen to die for The simple ideas are the best. How about this amazing upcycling suggestion for, wait for it… A hanger! While you’re there get some serious inspiration from Jackie for the cutest kid’s kitchen upcycled from an old cabinet – forget the kids I want one myself… It’s getting a bit seedy [...]
It’s that time of year when the Christmas ads have hit our screens and made us all want to doll up and feel good. Have you seen the new Boots UK advert, featuring real friends and families? What beauty gifts do you like to give and (of course) get for the holidays? What are your [...]
Share what the Magic of Christmas means to your family with our fun and easy holiday Linky Challenge! Whether you love wrapping gifts together, going ice skating or decorating the tree, we’d love to see what gets you in the yuletide mood. Post a picture on your blog that captures the magic of Christmas for [...]
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